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meeting:may_09_2017 [2017/05/09 22:01] (current)
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 +== Meeting minutes: May 09, 2017 ==   
 +  * Attendance: 10 members 
 +  * Motion to accept meeting minutes from April 11, 2017 accepted unanimously.  
 +  * New Members 
 +    * Colleen McCaw joined 18 April 2017 
 +    * Adelsola olufade joined 19 April 2017 
 +    * Chevez Ezaneh-Paul joined 24 April 2017 
 +    * Colleen Miller joined 2 May 2017  
 +  * Social events 
 +    * 27 April 2017, Soap Making 
 +      * Soap making now very routine, went well and getting very popular 
 +    * 29 April 2017, Electronics from zero (Scott) 
 +      * Good experience, too much material for the time 
 +    * 23 May 2017, Puppet Fist (Jeff) 
 +    * 27 May 2017, Arduino 102 "You got blink going, now what?" (Scott) 
 +    * 8 June 2017, Soap Making 
 +    * 17-18 June 2017, Kilobots registration closes on 3 June 
 +    * 23 May 2017, Puppet Fist (Jefficus) 
 +    * 24 June 2017, Robot building workshop 
 +    * 27-29 October 2017, Calgary Maker Faire 
 +  * Acknowledgements 
 +    * Chevez for taking out the garbage without being asked 
 +    * Scott for holding great workshops and making us more visible in the community 
 +    * Jeff M Koop for reporting issues with the large bandsaw 
 +    * Jefficus for helping Colleen on the computer 
 +  * Equipment maintenance schedule/​plan still in development,​ reminder to take care of equipment and report any issues and/or concerns (ie. bandsaw blade needs replacing). email: thespace@sktechworks.ca 
 +    * The large bandsaw is for wood and plastic only. It runs too fast for doing metal even with a metal blade 
 +  * Finances 
 +    * Income: $2,490, Expenses: $2,010, Net income for month: $-355.20 (loss), Recognized net income for month: $-188.53 (loss) 
 +    * $933.95 for the front door modifications,​ only $150 has been donated thus far.  
 +    * Projected Net Income for May: $478.00 
 +    * We received a $100 donation from John from proceeds from his soldering workshop. 
 +    * We received $26.28 in profit from Scott'​s Electronics from Zero workshop. 
 +    * Currently break even come September, though some membership and rental space expected to be discontinuing in near future, ~$200/mo estimated not long term 
 +    * We are currently $220 (about 5 members) short of the extra $500 per month we need in order to break even when our additional rent comes in to effect in September. 
 +  * New Business 
 +    * Strike installed on front door, had to be installed professionally due to front tenant 
 +      * Call for voluntary donations to help cover the costs, have only received $150 in donations thus far 
 +    * Al is looking for volunteers to run a button making workshop at the Stonebridge Library 
 +      * 27 May 2017 1-3 PM 
 +    * Peter suggested building a new spray booth in the corner under the stairs by the back door 
 +      * Could be tied into the existing ventilation system 
 +      * Volunteers can talk to Peter (peetros) 
 +    * Al is needing help to finish drywall 
 +      * 13 May 10AM 
 +      * Scott, Al, John, Jefficus, Ardy (with scotch) 
 +  * Purgatory  
 +  * Motion to adjourn accepted unanimously.
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